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Archive - Nov 2012

November 14th

Brockport man charged with drug, weapons offenses

November 15, 2012

BROCKPORT – Ongoing efforts by law enforcement to combat illicit drug activity in the area have resulted in the recent arrest of a Brockport man charged with drug and weapons offenses following the execution of a federal search warrant at his home.

Opposition building against Highland 'injection well'

November 15, 2012

JAMES CITY – Opposition is building against a plan by Seneca Resources to dispose of drilling fluids in one of its depleted gas wells near James City in Highland Township.

Clare “Tootie” Jefferson Ciroli

November 15, 2012

Clare “Tootie” Jefferson Ciroli, 96, passed away quietly in Sarah Reed Retirement Center, Erie, at 11:53 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
Tootie was born Jan. 31, 1916, one of 10 children to the late Leota and Thomas Jefferson of Sheffield.
She was a good friend to everyone she met and enjoyed her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Ciroli of Cleveland, Ohio.

November 13th

9 netted in Elk County drug ring busts

November 14, 2012

A year-long investigation of drug trafficking in Elk County spearheaded by the Ridgway Borough Police in conjunction with the Office of Attorney General's Municipal Drug Task Force has culminated in the arrests of nine county residents charged with various drug violations.

Two Johnsonburg men charged with sexual assault of 15-year-old

November 14, 2012

JOHNSONBURG - Two Johnsonburg men have been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl whom they picked up outside a slumber party at a St. Marys home.

November 12th

New bypass opens to traffic

November 13, 2012

The Osterhout Street, State Route 1014, bypass in Ridgway was opened shortly after 2 p.m. Monday. Crews had been working since March to reconstruct and realign Osterhout Street in order to lessen truck traffic congestion in Ridgway Borough and easily access northbound state Route 219.

Council approves tentative budget with tax hike

November 13, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Borough Council approved a tentative budget for the 2013 fiscal year that includes a one-mill tax increase in the general fund.

PA Wilds communities look to the future    

November 13, 2012

ST. MARYS - People who pass the PA Wilds signs along the road may think that the designation is just that--the name given to our part of the state. If they were to visit the workshop held at the Red Fern in St. Marys last Thursday and Friday, they would find that there are groups within our area that are working to explore significant issues facing our communities.

Mary H. Marroni

November 13, 2012

Mary H. Marroni, 87, of Wexford House, Kingsport, Tenn., and formerly of St. Marys, Johnsonburg and Ridgway, died Monday morning, Nov. 12, 2012 at Wexford House in Kingsport, Tenn. following a lengthy illness.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1925 in Ridgway, the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Eleanor Rosaria Tegano. On June 9, 1943, she married Earnest J. Marroni, who preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1965.

Ridgway boys golf recaps season

November 13, 2012

Ridgway boys golf head coach Dave Zawatski recently recapped the team's season at Ridgway's annual banquet.
Ridgway had a number of accomplishments this season. The team was 13-1, won the AML [Allegheny Mountain League] championship and won the Elk County Golf Tournament for the first time.

Ridgway volleyball used strong serving to take a 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Brockway...
Ridgway boys golf won 187-233 over St. Marys this afternoon as the Elkers honored their seniors....
A three-match losing streak came to an end for Ridgway boys soccer as the Elkers defeated...